Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Congressional Luncheon (2017)


 

Description: Current and former members of Congress, state legislators, and policy advocates address the biggest issues in telecom, tech, entrepreneurship, and the digital divide, and the impact of these issues on their constituents.
 
Moderator:
Brent Wilkes, President and CEO, League of United Latin American Citizens; Member, MMTC Board of Directors –  @BrentWilkes @LULAC
 
Remarks:
Hon. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Member, U.S. House of Representatives – @RepCardenas
 
Invocation:
Hon. Edolphus “Ed” Towns, Member of Congress Emeritus; 
Co-Chair, MMTC’s Telecom and Internet Policy Task Force – @EdTowns
 
Opening Remarks:
Hon. Clifford “Cliff” Stearns, Member of Congress Emeritus; 
Co-Chair, MMTC’s Telecom and Internet Policy Task Force – @RepCliffStearns
Hon. Edolphus “Ed” Towns, Member of Congress Emeritus; 
Co-Chair, MMTC’s Telecom and Internet Policy Task Force – @EdTowns
 
Remarks:
Hon. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), Member, U.S. House of Representatives – @RepYvetteClarke
 
Introduction of Keynote:
Hon. Julia L. Johnson, President and CEO, NetCommunications; Chair, MMTC Board of Directors – @JuliaLJohn @MMTConline
 
Luncheon Keynote and Hall of Fame Inductee:
Hon. Rodney E. Slater, Former Secretary, U. S. Department of Transportation; Partner, Squire Patton Boggs – #RodneyESlater @SPB_Global ‏

Presentation of Award:
Ari Q. Fitzgerald, Partner, Hogan Lovells; Secretary, MMTC Board of Directors – @HoganLovells
 
Corporate Social Impact Award:
Intel®
Accepted by: Pia D. Wilson-Body, Executive Director, Intel Foundation & Director of Greater Americas, Corporate Affairs, Intel – @PWBODY @intel
 
Santana Initiative to Encourage Mobile Video Use for Social Justice:
 
Presiding:
Kim Keenan, President and CEO, MMTC – @IamKimKeenan @MMTConline
 
Remarks by Partners:
Hon. Laura Hall (AL), National President, National Organization of Black Elected Legislative (NOBEL) Women; Member, Alabama House of Representatives – @RepLauraHallD19 @NOBELWomen1
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., Founder and President, Rainbow PUSH Coalition – @RPCoalition @RevJJackson (Invited)
Hilary O. Shelton, Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau & Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy, NAACP – @HilaryOShelton @NAACP
Brent Wilkes
, President and CEO, League of United Latin American Citizens; Member, MMTC Board of Directors –  @BrentWilkes @LULAC
 
Closing Remarks:
Kim Keenan, President and CEO, MMTC – @IamKimKeenan @MMTConline

Thursday, July 20, 2017  View the photo gallery of the session here .

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